Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life;
I am writing to you, fathers, because you know Him who has been from the beginning I am writing to you, young men, because you have overcome the evil one I have written to you, children, because you know the Father.
"The LORD possessed me at the beginning of His way, Before His works of old.
"Who has performed and accomplished it, Calling forth the generations from the beginning? 'I, the LORD, am the first, and with the last I am He.'"
"But as for you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Too little to be among the clans of Judah, From you One will go forth for Me to be ruler in Israel His goings forth are from long ago, From the days of eternity."
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
Jesus said to them, "Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was born, I am."
"I am the Alpha and the Omega," says the Lord God, "who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty."
"And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: The first and the last, who was dead, and has come to life, says this:
Which we have heard
We have seen and testify that the Father has sent the Son to be the Savior of the world.
just as they were handed down to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word,
And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.
To these He also presented Himself alive after His suffering, by many convincing proofs, appearing to them over a period of forty days and speaking of the things concerning the kingdom of God.
for we cannot stop speaking about what we have seen and heard."
For we did not follow cleverly devised tales when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of His majesty.
"See My hands and My feet, that it is I Myself; touch Me and see, for a spirit does not have flesh and bones as you see that I have."
Then He said to Thomas, "Reach here with your finger, and see My hands; and reach here your hand and put it into My side; and do not be unbelieving, but believing."